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The Halswell Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   21 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
michellecfg Falmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a room online, and had the email confirmed reservation. Got an email at 8.45 the night before we were to check in, cancelling the booking (which we didnt read until 7.30 the next morning). "Manager" rung at 8.00 the morning we were due to check in, saying that they had cancelled the booking because another guest wanted it.... More

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Fred W, Front Office Manager at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Damian. Your review seems a little unfair as you booked at short notice and we responded immediately informing you of the system error. We then found you accommodation very close by at the same price and comfort but you said that yourself and your "mate" were just going to "crash at a friends place" so we thought that was... More

Temuka, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parking is TERRIBLE. Steep drive up to so called car parks, but none available when arrived and being in central wellington had to leave and hope someone left so we could get park later in day! Came back and luckily one free. Had to keep car parked there and walk/bus in case someone stole it. Im sure there are many... More

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Fred W, Reception at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Gwolfess. We are sorry to hear that you would not consider us again in future due to our parking. We stress to people that it is first in first serve and during busy times like now, alternative parking should be planned for. It is Wellington city so there is pay and display parking all over and also parking buildings,... More

Wanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed here once before however it was the units at the back which are fine. This time we're were booked into the lodge. The room was so small that there was hardly any room to put yr bag down. The bed was tiny and was the most uncomfortable bed I've ever sleep in. The noise from outside was horrendous... More

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed here for two nights. Rooms might be small but very clean and everything I needed. Staff very helpful, when I arrived I was given room on ground floor but they changed this as car park was at rear and on first floor level so I did not need to lug my case downstairs. Rooms had TV, mini fridge and... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My partner and I came up to Welly for a weekend before we moved and stayed here - good price for the budget room. The room had everything we needed and the receptionist was very friendly and helpful. It got pretty loud at night next door - but for the price we paid I am not too upset. I would... More

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Armidale, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here twice on our recent family holiday to NZ and found it extremely good value considering its location in the CBD. To note there are three categories of room. The front rooms are very small, even hostel like, but have ensuites. Great for one or two people but not much more. The apartments are basic but good value.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for three nights. We had a twin room in the hotel part on the first floor. The hotel is very conveniently located about 8 minutes from Te Papa and the supermarket is on the way. The airport link bus stops around the corner. The room was very small and so was the bathroom but it... More

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Timaru City, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights and weren't impressed at all. We paid for a deluxe studio apartment and what we got was nothing short of a standard motel room. One light in the sleeping area didn't work, 2 lights above the bed flickered all the time and the hairdryer didn't work in the bathroom. There was mould in the shower... More

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Fred W, Front Office Manager at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Janice. We are very sorry to hear of your not so pleasant experience here. Since your review, we have re-evaluated our cleaning procedures and have advised the cleaners the importance of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness. Be assured that this will not happen again. Please accept our apologies. We hope you do consider returning in future. Regards The... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

To us, the main advantage of The Halswell Lodge was its location. It's right in the heart of Wellington and has everything you need within walking distance: restaurants, shops, ATMs, bus stops - and a large supermarket as well. We spent a couple of nights here and unfortunately, the size of the budget bedroom drove us up the wall. If... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

this was the perfect place for my wife and two kids. Two separate bedrooms in one of the rooms in the back part. Was close to city and very comfortable room. Good to have somewhere to stay where the kids had a separate room from the tv area and the other bedroom. For two separate bedrooms in that part of... More

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Fred W, Front Office Manager at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Adam. Glad to hear you had an enjoyable stay here apart from a couple of issues. We hope to see you all again in the future where we will aim to make your stay a lot more pleasant then your last. Thanks and Regards from the team at Halswell Lodge. More

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Address: 21 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Halswell Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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